Veteran's Hotline: Free chili supper for veterans

The American Legion Post 62 plans to host a free chili supper for all veterans and their families from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Legion hall, 1055 Moffat County Road 7.

This will be a good opportunity for veterans to find out more about the legion and their function in the community.

Senior dinner upcoming

The senior dinner will be held Nov. 2 at the VFW. The doors open at 4:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 5.

American Legion hall available for events

The Legion hall is available to rent for all functions. Call 824-3625 for more information and prices.

The American Legion is also asking members who have not paid their dues to please do so as soon as possible. Remember, this is part of what keeps the Legion functional.

Firewood for disabled veterans

Disabled veterans who need firewood can contact Kent Foster at 870-2142. The firewood came from National Forest Service clear-cutting operations, and will be split and delivered.

Help wanted for Sunday bingo

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 needs volunteers to help with bingo on Sundays. You will be trained on the job, and your help will be greatly appreciated.

For more information, call 824-7145.

Historical Veteran/national dates

• Oct. 21, 1805: Admiral Nelson is victorious at the Battle of Trafalger. The British fleet fought Spanish and French fleets off the coast of Spain.

• Oct. 22, 1962: President John F. Kennedy announced that spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba.

For information on these programs and/or other veterans' benefits, call or stop in the Moffat County VSO office at 480 Barclay St. (west of the Bank of Colorado parking lot).

Call 970-824-3246 or fax 970-824-7108. Our e-mail address is veterans@moffatcounty.net. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Other times can be arranged by appointment only.

Bring a copy of your separation papers (DD-214) for application for VA programs and for filing at our office.

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